Frequently Asked Questions on Recycled Water
|How can I get recycled water at my business?|
Check with your water district to see if recycled water is distributed to your area and if you qualify for recycled water use.
|Where do I submit my recycled water plans?|
An application form is available by clicking on this link. The plans, application, and fees should be submitted to the County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health, Land and Water Quality Division located at 5510 Overland Ave, Ste 110, San Diego, CA 92123 or mailed to 5500 Overland Ave, Ste 210, San Diego CA 92123. Contact Glenn Leeks, at (619) 607-8351; or Barrett Hollingsworth, at (858) 880-4371 for additional information. The check should be made payable to The County of San Diego.
One set of plans can be accepted for the initial submittal for review. Final review submittals require 2 sets of plans.
|How long does a plan check review take?|
DEH has a response time goal of 14 days to complete the initial review of plans. This may vary depending on workload. DEH does not accept or use expedite fees for plan check review.
|Once my plans are approved, when can I get recycled water to my site?|
Contact your water district. They will request a time with DEH to schedule a cross-connection shutdown test to verify there are no cross-connections at the site.